The Costume Museum Kyoto Japan Costume History in Japan
The Edo Period  
120 - Warrior in ceremonial costume; kataginu (=sleeveless jacket) and naga-bakama trousers, popularly known as kamishimo dress.
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1. Futatsuori-no-mage
2. naga-kamishimo-kataginu
3. naga-kamishimo-no-hakama
4. noshime-montsuki-no-kosode
5. denchuzashi-no-katana (chiisa-gatana)
6. ohgi (denchu-ohgi)
When calling at a castle on the seasonal days of May 5, March 3, etc., the daimyo, domain lord, wore a "kataginu (=shoulder clothe)" sleeveless jacket, a "naga-bakama" trousers, and they were commonly called "kamishimo (=upper and bottom)". It is the common full dress of high-class samurai, such as daimyo, in the castle of. The material is plain hemp or hemp of "komon" (=small pattern). One each family crest is on the back, on right and left of the breast of the"kataginu" jacket; one crest on the "koshi-ita (=waist board)" panel of the "hakama" trousers. The samurai wears this "kataginu" jacket over the "noshime-montsuki-no-kosode (=short sleeve kimono with family crests)" garment. A "chiisa-gatana (=small sword)" and a "ohgi" fan are mandatory.